Individuals at Risk

‘Defending human rights in Honduras is a crime’ - 22 November 2013

Headline Title:  ‘Defending human rights in Honduras is a crime’ There’s hardly a moment when Honduran human rights defender Bertha Cáceres is not worrying about what may happen to her for defending the rights of her community, the Lenca Indigenous People. There’s hardly a moment when Honduran human rights defender Bertha Cáceres is not worrying about what may happen to her for defending the rights of her community, the Lenca Indigenous People. The risk is so high that she's been forced into hiding. Media Node:  Honduras - Bertha Caceres Story Location:  Honduras 15° 19' 22.944" N, 85° 33' 41.4828" W “I cannot live my life like before. I cannot go to the office, take part in our campaign, or leave the country to denounce our situation in international forums. I can’t even go swimming in the Río Blanco, which is very important to me because it is sacred to our people” Source:  Bertha Cáceres, general coordinator of COPINH and member of the Lenca Indigenous People “Defending human rights in Honduras is a crime. They are criminalizing the right to our identity and sense of self” Source:  Bertha Cáceres URL:  COFADEH; Human rights defenders under threat Description:  Take action URL:  Honduras: Elections should mark a turning point for human rights Description:  News story, 5 November 2013 URL:  Honduras: Open letter to the presidential candidates in the Republic of Honduras Description:  Open letter, 4 November 2013 URL:  Honduras: Write for rights: Human rights defenders under threat: COFADEH Description:  Briefing, 1 October 2013

Cambodia: Injustice prevails despite activist’s release on bail - 22 November 2013

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Injustice prevails despite activist’s release on bail The provisional release of housing rights activist Yorm Bopha is a great relief both for her family and community but does not go far enough, Amnesty International said, after Cambodia’s Supreme Co The provisional release of housing rights activist Yorm Bopha does not go far enough, Amnesty International said, after Cambodia’s Supreme Court today released her on bail and sent her case back to the Appeals Court. Media Node:  Yorm Bopha release on bail Yorm Bopha demo Story Location:  Camboya 11° 51' 41.8212" N, 104° 27' 28.8288" E “Yorm Bopha’s release is good news, but it is disappointing that her conviction still stands and the case is not over. Her case is symbolic of a worrying trend in Cambodia over recent years where human rights defenders face harassment, threats, arrest, imprisonment and worse for their peaceful activism.” Source:  Rupert Abbott, Amnesty International’s Researcher on Cambodia who attended today’s appeal hearing Date:  Fri, 22/11/2013 URL:  Cambodia: Global call to release Yorm Bopha ahead of Supreme Court appeal Description:  News story, 19 November 2013 URL:  Yorm Bopha; Housing rights activist imprisoned Description:  Action, 15 November 2013 URL:  Never forget Bopha! Description:  Interview with Yorm Bopha’s family in WIRE magazine URL:  Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten Description:  News story, 3 September 2013 URL:  Convictions of activists in Cambodia demonstrates dire state of justice Description:  News story, 27 December 2012

Camboya: Llamamiento mundial para que Yorm Bopha sea liberada antes de la apelación ante el Tribunal Supremo

Camboya debe poner en libertad a Yorm Bopha, activista del derecho a una vivienda; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional, que ha puesto en marcha una campaña mundial en favor de su liberación sólo unos días antes de que se celebre la vista de apelación final de la activista ante el Tribunal Supremo el 22 de noviembre. Camboya debe poner en libertad a Yorm Bopha, activista del derecho a la vivienda; así lo ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional, que ha puesto en marcha una campaña mundial en favor de su liberación só

Cambodge. Appel mondial en faveur de la libération de Yorm Bopha

Le Cambodge doit libérer Yorm Bopha, militante en faveur du droit au logement, a déclaré Amnesty International à l’occasion du lancement d’une action mondiale pour la libération de cette femme, à quelques jours de l’examen par la Cour suprême de son ultime appel. Le Cambodge doit libérer Yorm Bopha, militante en faveur du droit au logement, a déclaré Amnesty International à l’occasion du lancement d’une action mondiale pour la libération de cette femme, à q

Cambodia: Global call to release Yorm Bopha ahead of Supreme Court appeal

Cambodia must free housing rights activist Yorm Bopha, Amnesty International said as it launched a worldwide campaign for her release just days before the country’s Supreme Court hears her final appeal on 22 November.  Cambodia must free housing rights activist Yorm Bopha, Amnesty International said as it launched a worldwide campaign for her release just days before the country’s Supreme Court hears her final ap

Communauté de Badia-Est - Les foyers de centaines de familles détruits

Écrivez au gouverneur de l'État de Lagos, priez-le instamment d'arrêter toutes les expulsions forcées. Le 23 février 2013, 2 237 familles de Badia-Est (État de Lagos) ont été privées de logement. Les autorités ont démoli leurs maisons.

Comunidad de Badia East - Centenares de hogares destruidos

Escribe al gobernador del estado de Lagos, pídele que ponga fin a todos los desalojos forzosos. El 23 de febrero de 2013, las autoridades dejaron en la indigencia a 2.237 familias de Badia East, estado de Lagos, al demoler sus hogares.

Yorm Bopha - Une militante du droit au logement emprisonnée

Écrivez au ministre de la Justice, exhortez le ministre à faire le nécessaire pour que Yorm Bopha soit relâchée immédiatement. Yorm Bopha est une militante des droits au logement et représentante de la communauté du lac Boeung Kak à Phnom Penh, capitale du Cambodge.

Yorm Bopha - Activista del derecho a la vivienda encarcelada

Escribe al Ministro de Justicia y pídele que garantice la libertad sin condiciones de Yorm Bopha. Yorm Bopha es una activista del derecho a la vivienda en la comunidad del lago Boeung Kak, en Phnom Penh, Camboya.

13 militants de l’opposition emprisonnés pour avoir milité et exprimé leurs opinions

Écrivez au roi du Bahreïn, demandez-lui d’ordonner la libération immédiate et sans condition des 13 militants Critiquer le gouvernement peut être dangereux au Bahreïn. Treize hommes sont derrière les barreaux depuis 2011 pour avoir milité et exprimé leurs opinions.

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